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Performance

In addition to fulfilling its academic and vocational obligations the Saint Paul's philosophy and practice are based upon a series of simple truths that shall be communicated to the students at all times:

 

  • Success at any time and at any level takes hard work; 
  • One's conduct and actions influence and affect others;
  • Responsibility fosters self-reliance, diligence and resourcefulness;
  • Self management encourages routines for work and the need for forward planning;
  • Good behaviour and performance brings rewards;
  • One has the capability to manage one's own learning and to learn more than one believes is possible;
  • Standards relate to everyone, irrespective of ability, and much satisfaction is derived when they are met.

Our students are tomorrow's parents, workers, employers and teachers. How we treat them now determines how effective they shall be in their future roles

We consider it to be critical that the attitudes and approaches we develop at the Academy will help the students grow to become responsible and caring human beings. We will continually consult with our parents to gain their support and understanding for our work so we can achieve our common aims.

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Examinations Results Summary

ST PAUL'S ACADEMY EXAM PERFORMANCE 2016

  • The average Attainment 8 for all students was 50.
  • 20 students achieved 5+ A*/ A grades.
  • 23% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate qualification.
  • 72% of students achieved A* – C Grades in English and Mathematics.
  • 34 students achieved 10+ A* – C Grades.
  • 10 subjects achieved results above the national average.
  • The Academy's Progress 8 score is 0

 

Click here to see our school's performance on the DfE website

Click here to see our exams booklet 2016

 

 

Examinations Results

Summer 2016

St Paul’s Academy are pleased to report another excellent set of examination results for summer 2016. 

This is the first year that the success of the school is judged against the 4 new measures of English and Mathematics, Attainment 8, Progress 8 and the Ebacc. This means that the way our school is judged takes into account much more than students’ attainment in just 5 or more GCSEs at A* – C grades but focuses more fairly on their progress across all subjects. This is a change that we very much welcome at St Paul’s.

We are delighted to announce that 72% of the whole cohort achieved a C or above in both Mathematics and English (with 77% in Mathematics and 87% in English). A phenomenal 89% of students achieved three or more levels of progress in English and 75% achieved three or more levels in Mathematics. Three levels of progress is the national expectation which means that so many of our students have done far better than their KS2 primary school data would suggest. This is particularly pleasing as we continue to have to address the national challenges of fluctuating grade boundaries.

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The second new national measure to report is our Attainment 8 score. This is the average score of students’ results across their 8 best subjects. With a very pleasing score of 50 points, we are delighted to say that every student entering a GCSE or equivalent exam at St Paul’s Academy is achieving an average grade of a top C. This is testament to the hard work and dedication given to our students by our teaching staff. The opportunities to attend holiday and Saturday booster sessions and to sit Walking Talking Mocks are a huge strength of our school. We worked hard this year to make Booster sessions more valuable by focusing on targeting the right students and making testing an outcome of all sessions. We also academically mentored many students in order to alleviate exam anxiety and to boost motivation and self-esteem.

The measure of Progress 8 is very much welcomed by St Paul’s. A student’s Progress 8 score is calculated by comparing their results with the average score of other students in the UK who started out with the same Primary school levels as them (meaning that a positive score is excellent). Although we cannot report our exact  score yet due to awaiting the national data, we can forecast that our school’s result  will be a positive one. St Paul’s is a fully inclusive school: we value the progress of  all our students, regardless of their ability.

Of particular note, our results confirm our belief in early entry qualifications. We advocate students sitting exams early where possible, if they are ready to do so. This year, 100% of our Mathematics students who sat their exams in Year 10 had already banked A* – C (a magnificent 130 students). The picture was the same in Religious Studies with an impressive 100% of students achieving an A* – C grades in Year   10.

In November, a group of 28 students sat their IGCSE English early with 100% achieving A* – C (and 26 out of 28 achieving 4 or more levels of progress).

In our current Year 10, all 45 of our BTEC Sport students who have completed the course one year early achieved A* – B grades, 42 of our 52 Religious Studies students achieved A or A* grades, 21 of our 28 GCSE PE students achieved A or A* and a significant number of Science students have now banked their A* – C grades. We continue to see the benefits of early entry where nationally the picture is that many schools are not prepared to take the risk. We think that it is motivating for students to start Year 11 with some qualifications already banked if they have been ready to do so. For our higher ability Mathematics students, their Year 10 entry created an opportunity to sit Additional Mathematics which was excellent preparation for their A-Level studies. 

23% of our students achieved the Ebacc (English Baccalaureate). This is one of the new measures introduced by the government and stipulates that all students should sit English, Mathematics, two Sciences a Modern Foreign Language and either Geography or History. We do not believe at St Paul’s that this combination  of subjects is the right one for all students. As a comprehensive school, we believe that ‘one size does not fit all’ and that different pathways in life suit different people. We do, however, recognise that our Ebacc combination of subjects needs to be the key priority in our School Improvement Plan.

As you may be aware, schools are very much judged on the performance of their students who receive Pupil Premium funding compared to those who don’t. We are pleased to announce that 67% of the students receiving Pupil Premium funding achieved A* – C in both English and Mathematics this year compared to 76% of those who don’t. Our Pupil Premium students achieve above the national average and with the gap being under 10%, we are confident that we are continuing to move in the right direction of narrowing the gap.

St Paul’s Academy continues to thrive as a school who value collegiality of staff and the success of all students in our school community. Our 2016 results are testament to the fact that we continue to strive to do our very best for all our young people.

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

 

Patrick Winston
Principal

 

 

SUMMER 2016 – OUR TOP 20 STUDENTS

Name Grades Achieved Primary School
Oluwagbenro Soyemi 8A* 3A 1B Notre Dame
Stephen Tipper 7A* 4A 1B St Patrick's
Yvanah Kinsiona 5A* 8A Alexander McLeod
Morejoy Mbang 5A* 4A 4B Cardwell
C J Emiaso-Ogheneore 4A* 5A 2B Plumsted Manor
Robert Pepushi 3A* 5A 1B 1C Bexley Academy
Delphie Bond 3A* 2A 4B 1C Sherington Primary
Miles Oke 2A* 6A 3B St Margaret Clitherow
Leonie Banya 2A* 5A 6B Bishop John Robinson
Will Ozono 2A* 5A 5B Bishop John Robinson
Beneeta Biju 2A* 4A 5B 1C St Patrick's
Ololade Kehinde 2A* 4A 5B Boxgrove
Nonye Obosi 2A* 3A 6B De Lucy
Nana Obeng-Sabah 2A* 3A 4B 2C St Margaret Clitherow
Aminata Daboh 2A* 2A 6B 1C Gallions Mount
Vivian Orah 2A* 2A 3B 3C St John Fisher
Habeeb Lawal 1A* 6A 5B Linton Mead
Alexandra Tweedale 1A* 6A 5B 1C Alexander McLeod
Tristan Arines 1A* 3A 3B 3C St Patrick's
Solace Squire 1A* 3A 3B 3C St Mary Magdalene

SUMMER 2016 

  • The average Attainment 8 for all students was 50.
  • 20 students achieved 5+ A*/ A grades.
  • 23% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate qualification.
  • 72% of students achieved A* – C Grades in English and Mathematics.
  • 34 students achieved 10+ A* – C Grades.
  • 10 subjects achieved results above the national average.

REVIEW OF TARGETS: GCSE Examinations

Subject % to achieve at least Grade C
  Target Actual
English Lang. 90 97.83
English Lit. 90 95.56
English (iGCSE)   66.41
English Lit. Cert.   74.15
English   86.32
Mathematics 80 76.50
Science 80 56.89
Science (Additional) 80 89.15
Science (Further Additional) 70 83.72
Art & Design 60 65.71
D & T: Food Tech 50 30.00
D & T: Resist Mats 60 21.43
D & T: Textiles 73 93.33
D & T: Product 60 91.67
Drama 90 63.16
French 72 61.54
Geography 87 52.78
History 71 75.89
Music 85 61.90
Music 85 61.90
PE 100 92.59
RELIGIOUS ST. 76 75.11
Spanish 80 55.56
BTEC: IT 100 98.01
BTEC: Sport 100 100.00

Overall school target to achieve the English Baccalaureate: 25%
% of students achieving English Baccalaureate: 23

Overall school target to achieve English and Mathematics A* - C grades: 62%
% of students achieving English and Mathematics A* - C grades: 72

Overall Attainment 8 target: 48.0
Attainment 8: 50.11

 

ATTENDANCE

Overall school target: 95.0%
Actual school attendance: 95.8%

 

RESULTS ACHIEVED BY YEAR 11 GROUP

Subject   ENTS A* A B C D E F G U N/A
Additional Science M
F
T
72
57
129
1
1
2
9
4
13
31
20
51
25
24
49
6
6
12
1
1
    1
1
 
Art M
F
T
19
16
35
  1
2
3
2
2
4
9
7
16
5
3
8
2
2
4
       
Astronomy M
F
T
2
5
7
  1 1 1
2
3
  1
1
1
1
1
1
     
Biology M
F
T
1 1     1 1              
DT: Product Design M
F
T
12 12   2 2 3 3 6 6   1 1        
DT: Resistant Materials M
F
T
14 14     1 1 2 2 6 6 3 3 1 1 1 1    
DT: Food Technology M
F
T
6
4
10
    1
1
1
1
2
2
2
4
3 3        
DT: Textiles M
F
T
3
12
15
    1
6
7
2
5
7
1
1
         
Drama M
F
T
47
29
76
1
1
5
5
8
11
19
15
8
23
15
2
17
5 5 3
2
5
1 1    
English: Digital Communication M
F
T
10
18
28
  1
2
3
6
10
16
3
5
8
  1
1
       
English Language M
F
T
47
45
92
2
4
6
10
13
23
19
19
38
16
7
23
2
2
         
English Literature M
F
T
46
44
90
1
2
3
11
14
25
20
21
41
12
5
17
2
2
4
         
English iGCSE M
F
T
91
40
131
  2
2
4
22
10
32
36
15
51
24
11
35
5 5 1 1     1
2
3
English Lit. Cert. M
F
T
96
51
147
  6
9
15
19
25
44
40
10
50
12
2
14
7
1
8
10
2
12
2
1
3
  1
1
French M
F
T
8
5
13
1
1
1 1 3 3 2
1
3
2
2
1
1
2
1 1      
Further Additional Science M
F
T
26
17
43
3
3
6
6
2
8
8
5
13
3
6
9
3
1
4
3 3        
Geography M
F
T
69
39
108
4 4 3
4
7
14
6
20
16
10
26
13
12
25
15
6
21
3
1
4
  1 1    
German M
F
T
1
1
2
  1
1
    1 1          
Greek M
F
T
1
1
2
  1 1 1
1
             
History M
F
T
65
46
111
1
2
3
12
8
20
18
13
31
15
16
31
13
7
20
3 3 2 2 1 1    
Italian M
F
T
2
2
      2
2
           
Japanese M
F
T
2
2
    1
1
  1
1
         
Maths M
F
T
141
86
227
12
9
21
18
9
27
24
18
42
56
33
89
25
11
36
3
2
5
1
4
5
  2 2  
Music M
F
T
7
14
21
  2 2 1
5
6
2
3
5
1
5
6
1
1
2
       
PE M
F
T
23
4
27
1 1 3
1
4
8
2
10
10 10 1
1
2
         
Physics M
F
T
1 1     1 1              
Polish M
F
T
1
2
3
  1
1
1
1
2
             
Portuguese M
F
T
2 2   1 1 1 1              
Religious Studies M
F
T
138
83
221
13
10
23
29
25
54
25
27
52
25
12
37
25
5
30
9
2
11
4
1
5
3 3 5
1
6
 
Science M
F
T
141
84
225
1 1 3
5
8
29
15
44
40
35
75
54
24
78
9
2
11
5
3
8
     
Spanish M
F
T
65
52
117
2
4
6
3
8
11
12
7
19
13
16
29
18
9
27
10
3
13
5
4
9
2 2 1
1
 
BTEC Sport M
F
T
43
17
60
1
1
2
5
2
7
36
14
50
1 1            
BTEC ICT M
F
T
120
81
201
1
1
12
11
23
15
19
34
91
48
139
1
1
2
      1
1
2
 
Additional Maths M
F
T
36
23
59
  2
2
4
5 5 5
4
9
4
3
7
4
5
9
    16
9
25
 
Totals: M
F
T
1354
880
2234
42
39
81
144
130
274
335
261
596
446
273
719
231
114
345
84
28
112
36
18
54
10
1
11
25
13
38
1
3
4
  2014 – 15     2015 – 16
  A* / A A* - C     A* / A A* - C
Total 21 79   Total 16 75
Male 17 76   Male 14 71
Female 26 84   Female 19 80

 

SUMMARY OF GCSE RESULTS: SUMMER 2016

  Total Average Performance
Score
% A*-C
English and Maths
Attainment 8 % EBAC % 5+A*-C
(inc. En and Ma)
% 5+A*-C % 5+A*-G No quals
All 232 396 72 50.1 23 67 75 94 2
Boys 145 381 70 48.6 17 63 69 94 3
Girls 87 425 77 53.0 32 72 84 91 0

 

RESULTS ACHIEVED BY YEAR 10 GROUP 

Subject   ENTS A* A B C D E F G U N/A
Science M
F
T
81
57
138
    14
9
23
34
26
60
26
18
44
7
3
10
1
1
     
Physics M
F
T
20
14
34
3
1
4
5
7
12
10
6
16
2 2            
French M
F
T
2
3
5
1 1 1
1
2
2 2              
Spanish M
F
T
1
1
  1
1
               
Portuguese M
F
T
2
2
4
  1
2
3
    1 1          
Polish M
F
T
2
2
4
2
2
1 1     1 1          
German M
F
T
1
1
      1
1
           
Greek M
F
T
1 1     1 1              
Astronomy M
F
T
4
1
5
2 2 1
1
2 2              
Physical Education M
F
T
23
5
28
8
2
10
9
2
11
6
1
7
             
Religious Studies M
F
T
21
31
52
3
12
15
15
12
27
2
7
9
1 1            
Sport M
F
T
33
12
45
2
1
3
23
6
29
8
5
13
             

 

RESULTS ACHIEVED BY YEAR 10 GROUP 

Subject   ENTS A* A B C D E F G U N/A
Chemistry M
F
T
10
21
31
1
1
1
6
7
2
5
7
5
8
13
2
1
3
         
Portuguese M
F
T
2 2   1 1 1 1